Review: Etude House I Need You, Red Ginseng! Mask Sheet

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Hello, beautiful people! How's your week so far? It's been crazy for me as I need to submit 2 assignments on the same day tomorrow. But I did finished them early so yay!!

Anyway, today I'm going to do another review on another mask sheet from Etude House's I Need You line which is Ginseng!

Etude House I Need You, Red Ginseng! Mask Sheet



Red Ginseng extract 1,000mg
Abundant nutrition and skin resilience

A rich supply of nutrients to the superior ginseng regain weakened skin due to an external stimulus or stress, fill in the missing nutrients and moisture, makes the skin smooth and firm. 

Product Description:
6-year-old red ginseng restores skin strength after being damaged by stress, pollution, debris and weather.
it helps skin to maintain firmness and smoothness. 


Ingredients:
Water, Glycerin, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Butylene Glycol, Cyclopentasixalone, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Alcohol, Cyclohexasiloxane, Polysorbate 20, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethiconol, Acrylates/c10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Triethanolamine, Disodium Edta, Fragrance, Squalane, Sophora Flavescens Root Extract, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Prunus PErsica (Peach) Leaf Extract, Ginko Biloba Leaf Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract 


How to use: 

Apply the mask sheet onto a cleansed face and leave on for about 15 to 20 minutes.
Remove mask and massage remaining solution into skin using your fingers.
To maximise result, use the mask every 2 to 3 days.
Use immediately after opening.

Vol.: 23ml

Packaging:


From the illustration, we can see the little people are literally putting the pipe on the root to extract the goodness of it and another one is lifting the roots... So the manufacturers are really extracting the main ingredients from the real plants I guess? Yeah. That should be it. hehe 

The brown hues are used I guess to reflect the colour of the Red Ginseng root. 


Wanna see the real one?


Is it my imagination but it looks like a big guy is holding the girl while saving her from drowning...with a big wedding dress? LOL that's what design school does to you. 

Found an interesting facts on the main ingredient!

Red Panax Ginseng extract, also referred to as Red Korean Ginseng, grows in abundance in Korea and China. The herbal remedy is extracted from the roots of the plant and sold in the form of root extract . Believed to be first cultivated over 2000 years ago, this herb has gained worldwide approval for its therapeutic properties.

Skin Care Benefits

Ginseng is a complex molecular mixture of many biologically active substances. This herb offers excellent nutritional benefits, because this herb containing 42 natural minerals, as well as vitamins, amino acids, and other nutrients which will promote good health for your skin. As an antioxidant and tonic, red panax ginseng stimulates cellular renewal, strengthens skin’s immunity to harmful environment and boosts blood circulation to skin. Vitamins and other ingredients found in red ginseng helps metabolize skin cells and nourish the skin by encouraging dead skin cells to get out and produce healthy new skin and toned. Korean red ginseng tones and energizes skin enhancing its firmness and elasticity. The ginseng is used in anti-aging skin care because of its rejuvenating effects: It strengthens the skin, makes it stronger from within and benefits its barrier functions.

Many toners contain Korean red ginseng root extract, because it treats for UV sunspots and pigments on the skin. In other words, if you are interested in age spots removal, you should seek for this ingredient in skincare products.

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Verdict:



Like other masks, the essence is in milky white colour, the consistency is thicker than water but still runny like water. 

Overall, I like how the mask has the same effect as the Pomegranate one, leaving my skin so soft, supple to touch and I can feel the firmness. But of course the effect is temporary but yeah, this is part of treating yourself from the hard day at work/study, right? So, I'm cool with it. ^__^

But the herbal scent totally send me back to Etude House I Need You Honey Wash-Off Masks! But not as strong which is a good thing. 

Final verdict: 5/5. Totally love this one! So yes, I'm going to repurchase it if it's still available but as you probably know, this I Need You line mask sheets has been replaced with the Alphabets Mask Sheets. :)

This mask sheet is retailed at RM6.90 but I got this during the Etude House Buy 1 Free 1 Merdeka Sale from 30th August to 1st of September so I got this as a freebie with the purchase of Pomegranate one. :)

I guess that's all for now! So far, 3 out of 6 challenges completed so please look forward to the next mask sheet to be reviewed, okay! Annyeong~